Specialized Associate Degrees

Degrees are offered in the form of a Specialized Associates Degree. Length of time for completion is normally 18 months, but this time may vary depending upon the number of credit hours carried each term, whether the student attends day or evening classes, and whether the student starts classes on an interim or full-term class start. If a student makes changes within his/her original contract, they may not graduate within the time frame noted on the original signed contract.

  • Computer Application Information Technology

    This degree program will take a student through working knowledge of Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office software programs. The student will be able to troubleshoot and solve programming and hardware issues related to computers.

    • SC 154 – Keyboarding – 4 credit hours
    • SC 254 – Administrative Office Procedure / Transcription – 4 credit hours
    • AC 101 – Principles of Accounting I – 4 credit hours
    • AC 202 – Principles of Accounting II – 4 credit hours
    • BU 105 – Business Management – 4 credit hours
    • BU 106 – Business Law – 4 credit hours
    • BU 107 – Job Search Techniques – 4 credit hours
    • IT 101 – Windows OS Administration & Troubleshooting
    • BU 110 – Business Correspondence – 4 credit hours
    • IT 102 – MS Applications Certifications Preparation
    • IT 202 – 123 A+ hardware, Software and Network
    • IT203 – Help Desk Concepts
    • BU 129 – Ethics – 4 credit hours
    • DP 115 – Introduction to Word / Windows – 4 credit hours
    • DP 216 – Excel – 4 credit hours
    • DP 217 – PowerPoint / Web Page Design – 4 credit hours
    • IT204 – Computer Applications Support
    • DP 219 – Access – 4 credit hours
    • GS 120 – Theory of Mathematics – 4 credit hours
    • GS 121 – Psychology – 4 credit hours
    • GS 122 – Oral Communication – 4 credit hours
    • GS 123 – Literature / Composition – 4 credit hours
    • GS 124 – Interpersonal Communication – 4 credit hours
    • GS 127 – Sociology – 4 credit hours

    TOTAL QUARTER CREDIT HOURS FOR DEGREE 96

    PROGRAM LENGTH:
    DAY DIVISION – EIGHTEEN MONTHS
    EVENING DIVISION – TWENTY FOUR MONTHS

  • Office Administration Nurse Assistant Home Health Assistant – Wheeling Campus

    This degree program is an intensified program to allow the graduate to enter the medical field sooner and more qualified. The courses prepare the student not only in the administrative side of the medical office but in basic procedural practices also. The course as a whole prepares the student to take a certifying exam through the NHA. *Wheeling Campus only.

    • MD 135 – Medical Terminology – 4 credit hours
    • MD 137 – Anatomy and Physiology I – 4 credit hours
    • MD 147 – Insurance Billing and Coding – 4 credit hours
    • MD 236 – Medical Terminology II – 4 credit hours
    • MD 238 – Anatomy and Physiology II – 4 credit hours
    • MD 239 – Medical Procedures I – 4 credit hours
    • MD 240 – Medical Procedures II – 4 credit hours
    • MD 243 – Phlebotomy and Hematology – 4 credit hours
    • MD 244 – Basic Pharmacology – 4 credit hours
    • SC 151 – Keyboarding – 4 credit hours
    • SC 254 – Administrative Office Procedure / Transcription – 4 credit hours
    • DP 115 – Introduction to Word / Windows – 4 credit hours
    • DP 216 – Excel – 4 credit hours
    • BU 107 – Job Search Techniques – 4 credit hours
    • AC 101 – Principles of Accounting I – 4 credit hours
    • GS 120 – Theory of Mathematics – 4 credit hours
    • GS 121 – Psychology – 4 credit hours
    • GS 123 – Literature / Composition – 4 credit hours
    • GS124/122 – Interpersonal Communication /or/ Oral Communication – 4 credit hours
    • GS 126 – Ethics – 4 credit hours
    • GS 125 – Hospice, Alzheimer’s, and Dementia – 4 credit hours
    • MD 148 –  Physical Therapy/Massage Therapy – 4 credit hours
    • MD 246 – Long Term Care – 4 credit hours
    • MD 245 –  Nursing Assistant – 4 credit hours

    PROGRAM LENGTH:
    DAY DIVISION – EIGHTEEN MONTHS
    EVENING DIVISION – TWENTY FOUR MONTHS

    TOTAL QUARTER CREDIT HOURS FOR DEGREE – 96

  • Office Administration Nurse Assistant Home Health Assistant – Nutter Fort Campus

    This degree program is an intensified program to allow the graduate to enter the medical field sooner and more qualified. The courses prepare the student not only in the administrative side of the medical office but in basic procedural practices also. The course as a whole prepares the student to take a certifying exam through the NHA. *Nutter Fort Campus Only.

    • MD 135 – Medical Terminology – 4 credit hours
    • BU 110 – Business Correspondence
    • MD 147 – Insurance Billing and Coding – 4 credit hours
    • MD 236 – Medical Terminology II – 4 credit hours
    • MD 238 – Anatomy and Physiology II – 4 credit hours
    • MD 239 – Medical Procedures I – 4 credit hours
    • MD 240 – Medical Procedures II – 4 credit hours
    • MD 243 – Phlebotomy and Hematology – 4 credit hours
    • MD 244 – Basic Pharmacology – 4 credit hours
    • SC 151 – Keyboarding – 4 credit hours
    • SC 254 – Administrative Office Procedure / Transcription – 4 credit hours
    • DP 115 – Introduction to Word / Windows – 4 credit hours
    • DP 216 – Excel – 4 credit hours
    • BU 107 – Job Search Techniques – 4 credit hours
    • AC 101 – Principles of Accounting I – 4 credit hours
    • GS 120 – Theory of Mathematics – 4 credit hours
    • GS 121 – Psychology – 4 credit hours
    • GS 123 – Literature / Composition – 4 credit hours
    • GS124/122 – Interpersonal Communication /or/ Oral Communication – 4 credit hours
    • GS 126 – Ethics – 4 credit hours
    • GS 125 – Hospice, Alzheimer’s, and Dementia – 4 credit hours
    • MD 148 –  Physical Therapy/Massage Therapy – 4 credit hours
    • MD 246 – Long Term Care – 4 credit hours
    • MD 245 –  Nursing Assistant – 4 credit hours

    PROGRAM LENGTH:
    DAY DIVISION – EIGHTEEN MONTHS
    EVENING DIVISION – TWENTY FOUR MONTHS

    TOTAL QUARTER CREDIT HOURS FOR DEGREE – 96

  • Office Administration Medical Assistant Surgical Technology

    This degree program will provide the student with the skills and knowledge necessary to perform both clinical, surgical and administrative support functions in a health care facility. While emphasis is placed on medical classes, office skills are also taught enabling the graduate to be placed in many business or medical offices. This program is a concentrated program in surgical technology with a required internship. The course as a whole prepares the student to take a certifying exam through the NHA.  Available only at the Wheeling Campus.

    • MD 135 – Medical Terminology – 4 credit hours
    • MD 137 – Anatomy and Physiology I – 4 credit hours
    • MD 147 – Insurance Billing and Coding – 4 credit hours
    • MD 236 – Medical Terminology II – 4 credit hours
    • MD 238 – Anatomy and Physiology II – 4 credit hours
    • MD 239 – Medical Procedures I – 4 credit hours
    • MD 240 – Medical Procedures II – 4 credit hours
    • MD 243 – Phlebotomy and Hematology – 4 credit hours
    • MD 244 – Basic Pharmacology – 4 credit hours
    • SC 151 – Keyboarding – 4 credit hours
    • SC 254 – Administrative Office Procedure / Transcription – 4 credit hours
    • DP 115 – Introduction to Word / Windows – 4 credit hours
    • DP 216 – Excel – 4 credit hours
    • BU 107 – Job Search Techniques – 4 credit hours
    • AC 101 – Principles of Accounting I – 4 credit hours
    • GS 120 – Theory of Mathematics – 4 credit hours
    • GS 121 – Psychology – 4 credit hours
    • GS 123 – Literature / Composition – 4 credit hours
    • GS124/122 – Interpersonal Communication /or/ Oral Communication – 4 credit hours
    • MD 150 – Microbiology
    • MD 245 – Surgical Technology I
    • MD 246 – Surgical Technology II
    • MD 141 – Clinical Skills I
    • MD 142 – Clinical Skills II

    OFFERED AT THE WHEELING CAMPUS ONLY

    PROGRAM LENGTH:
    DAY DIVISION – EIGHTEEN MONTHS
    EVENING DIVISION – TWENTY FOUR MONTHS

    TOTAL QUARTER CREDIT HOURS FOR DEGREE – 96
    Surgical Technology students will complete internship

  • Office Administration Paralegal

    This degree program prepares the student to fill positions of trust and responsibility. Emphasis is placed on legal classes, but managerial and secretarial classes are included to eliminate limitations to just paralegal duties. Students are prepared for most office work from entry level to middle management.

    • LG 126 – Legal Terminology – 4 credit hours
    • LG 227 – Civil Procedures – 4 credit hours
    • LG 228 – Legal Analysis and Writing – 4 credit hours
    • LG 230 – Corporations and Partnerships – 4 credit hours
    • LG 231 – Criminal Law and Procedures – 4 credit hours
    • BU 115 – Real Estate Ownership – 4 credit hours
    • BU 129 – Ethics – 4 credit hours
    • LG 232 – Bankruptcy Law – 4 credit hours
    • LG 233 – Probate and Estate Planning – 4 credit hours
    • LG 234 – Family Law – 4 credit hours
    • LG 235 – Immigration Law – 4 credit hours
    • LG 236 – Torts / Personal Injury – 4 credit hours
    • SC 151 – Keyboarding – 4 credit hours
    • SC 254 – Administrative Office Procedure / Transcription – 4 credit hours
    • AC 101 – Principles of Accounting I – 4 credit hours
    • BU 106 – Business Law – 4 credit hours
    • BU 107 – Job Search Techniques – 4 credit hours
    • DP 115 – Introduction to Word / Window – 4 credit hours
    • DP 216 – Excel – 4 credit hours
    • DP 217 – PowerPoint / Web Page Design – 4 credit hours
    • GS 120 – Theory of Mathematics – 4 credit hours
    • GS 121 – Psychology – 4 credit hours
    • GS 123 – Literature / Composition – 4 credit hours
    • GS 124/122 – Interpersonal Communication / or Oral Communications – 4 credit hours

    TOTAL QUARTER CREDIT HOURS FOR DEGREE 96

    PROGRAM LENGTH:
    DAY DIVISION – EIGHTEEN MONTHS
    EVENING DIVISION – TWENTY FOUR MONTHS

  • Business Administration Computer Applications Accounting

    This degree program prepares the student to fill positions of trust and responsibility in entry level to middle level management. Students are versed with the use of computers as well as administrative skills with the emphasis on skills in the accounting area.

    • BU 105 – Business Management – 4 credit hours
    • BU 106 – Business Law – 4 credit hours
    • BU 107 – Job Search Techniques – 4 credit hours
    • BU 108 – Advertising – 4 credit hours
    • BU 109 – Money and Banking – 4 credit hours
    • BU 110 – Business Correspondence- 4 credit hours
    • BU 111 – Marketing – 4 credit hours
    • BU 112 – Public Relations – 4 credit hours
    • BU 113 – Personnel Management – 4 credit hours
    • BU 114 – Economics 4- 4 credit hours
    • DP 115 – Introduction to Word / Windows – 4 credit hours
    • DP 216 – Excel – 4 credit hours
    • DP 217 – PowerPoint/ Web Page Design – 4 credit hours
    • DP 218 – Computer Payroll Accounting – 4 credit hours
    • DP 219 – Access 4- 4 credit hours
    • AC 101 – Principles of Accounting I – 4 credit hours
    • AC 202 – Principles of Accounting II – 4 credit hours
    • AC 203 – Principles of Accounting III – 4 credit hours
    • AC 204 – Managerial Accounting / Decision Making – 4 credit hours
    • GS 120 – Theory of Mathematics – 4 credit hours
    • GS 121 – Psychology – 4 credit hours
    • GS 122 – Oral Communication – 4 credit hours
    • GS 123 – Literature / Composition – 4 credit hours
    • GS 124 – Interpersonal Communication – 4 credit hours

    TOTAL QUARTER CREDIT HOURS FOR DEGREE 96

    PROGRAM LENGTH:
    DAY DIVISION – EIGHTEEN MONTHS
    EVENING DIVISION – TWENTY FOUR MONTHS

  • Business Administration Computer Applications Secretary

    This degree program prepares the student to fill positions of trust and responsibility in entry level to middle level management. The students are versed in administrative skills as well as computers. Emphasis is placed on secretarial skills.

    • BU 105 – Business Management – 4 credit hours
    • BU 106 – Business Law – 4 credit hours
    • BU 107 – Job Search Techniques – 4 credit hours
    • BU 108 – Advertising – 4 credit hours
    • BU 109 – Money and Banking – 4 credit hours
    • BU 110 – Business Correspondence – 4 credit hours
    • BU 111 – Marketing – 4 credit hours
    • BU 112 – Public Relations – 4 credit hours
    • BU 113 – Personnel Management – 4 credit hours
    • BU 114 – Economics – 4 credit hours
    • DP 115 – Introduction to Word / Windows – 4 credit hours
    • DP 216 – Excel – 4 credit hours
    • DP 217 – PowerPoint/ Web Page Design – 4 credit hours
    • DP 218 – Computer Payroll Accounting – 4 credit hours
    • DP 219 – Access – 4 credit hours
    • AC 101 – Principles of Accounting I – 4 credit hours
    • AC 202 – Principles of Accounting II – 4 credit hours
    • SC 151 – Keyboarding – 4 credit hours
    • SC 254 – Administrative Office Procedures / Transcription – 4 credit hours
    • GS 120 – Theory of Mathematics – 4 credit hours
    • GS 121 – Psychology – 4 credit hours
    • GS 122 – Oral Communication- 4 credit hours
    • GS 123 – Literature / Composition – 4 credit hours
    • GS 124 – Interpersonal Communication – 4 credit hours

    TOTAL QUARTER CREDIT HOURS FOR DEGREE 96

    PROGRAM LENGTH:
    DAY DIVISION – EIGHTEEN MONTHS
    EVENING DIVISION – TWENTY FOUR MONTHS

Course Numbering System

Each course offered by the College is identified by a unique five-character code. The first two alpha characters are an acronym representing the discipline area of the course.

  • AC – Accounting
  • BU – Business
  • DP – Data Processing
  • GS – General Studies
  • LG – Legal
  • MD – Medical
  • SC – Secretarial